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post #27 of (permalink) Old 07-03-2012, 12:36 PM
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Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

Originally Posted by Roger the Dodger View Post
Thanks HC and August.

SQ # 4: Why is getting roofs for all major slam courts (3 show courts in every slam) not possible considering the organizations that rule each slam have plenty of money? Shouldn't it have been done by now?
Artur Ashe is a lot bigger than all other Slam arenas and a roof would too heavy for the rather soft ground below the stadium. Building a roof for Louis Armstrong has been ruled out because of ticket holder issues, you sell 20,000 tickets for an AA match, you cannot really move it to LA that only takes half. Of course, AO had a roof for Vodafone/Hisense before they got a roof for Rod Laver so I don't consider that excuse valid.
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